Blog Index

Blog Index

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The first year of classes is almost through here at Columbia College Chicago in the Music Composition for the Screen program, and I think it’s very appropriate to index my recent blogs. If you were referred here by one of my emails, then scan below and see if any of these topics suit some of your questions. 

Frequently Asked Questions

The Application Process

FAQ: Part 1

FAQ: Part 2


Why Columbia

A Great Time to be in Columbia’s Music Composition for the Screen MFA Program

Semester Wrap-Up

Christmas is Better in Chicago (Top 5 Reasons)

New Year, Catch Your Breath

Art Institute of Chicago


Internships in LA

Cooper Rich (Mike Reagan, Jeff Rona)

Rick Urban (Kim Planert, Reinhold Heil)

Jon Brennan (Jeff Rona)

Jose Ricaurte (Heitor Pereira)

Shaina House (Trevor Morris)

Pick Bickmore (Atli Örvarsson)

Benjamin Moy (Lorne Balfe)


Professor Spotlights

Andrew Edwards, Professor

New Team Member — Richard McHugh

Spotlight Richard McHugh — Part 2


Student Spotlights

Cohort: Part 1

Cohort: Part 2

Cohort: Part 3



“3 Times Rule” and Other Orientation Bits

5 End-of-Semester Tips

3 Awesome Orchestration Guides



Admitted Student Day – April 5, 2013

Valentine’s Day in Chicago

Concerning Classmates


In-House Recording Session



Film Reviews

Academy Awards 2013